2012 has been an incredible year of Bonfire Sessions: We’ve seen the Sessions grow from three events in 2011 to five this year. We started off last March in Austin, TX during SXSW, followed by our daytime pool party at Coachella in April. From there we paid a vist to our friends up North with our Toronto Bonfire Sessions during NXNE in June and then brought it home to the birthplace of JanSport and the Bonfire Sessions in Seattle just a few [...] Read More >
The debut LP full-length from Toronto duo (and JanSport Bonfire Sessions alumni) Dusted comes out today on Polyvinyl Records. These guys rocked our socks in Toronto last month and we’ve been hooked ever since.
You can download “(Into the) Atmosphere” for free on the right hand side of the page (or by clicking here) and check these guys out for yourself, or head over to Polyvinyl’s site to listen to the whole album and purchase it with [...] Read More >
Leave a comment here telling us who you’d like to see at the next JanSport Bonfire Sessions and you could win this limited edition silk-screened poster signed by members of Smith Westerns and Dusted!
We’ll select our favorite suggestion and announce the winner Monday morning.
We’ve got plenty of Bonfire Sessions stuff still coming this year, including videos from our last event in Toronto with Smith Westerns and Dusted, and two more events; Seattle and San Francisco. Get excited!Read More >
We’re giving away another signed Bonfire Sessions poster, this one from our Toronto Bonfire Sessions (notice a pattern yet?) This limited edition silk screen is signed by the guys from Smith Westerns and Dusted and all you need to do to win is leave a comment on this post telling us what artist you’d like to see at our next Bonfire Session.
We’ll pick a winner at random one week from today on Friday, June 29th. Good luck!
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A big thanks to everyone that came out to our Toronto Bonfire Sessions with Smith Westerns and Dusted! Your enthusiasm made this one of the biggest Bonfire Sessions to date with over 550 people attending! Also, a big thank you to mother nature for gifting us with what we can safely say was a PERFECT day for hanging out outside.
The day has come: You have until 12pm EST to RSVP to attend the JanSport Bonfire Sessions Toronto! Don’t miss the ONLY performance this summer by Smith Westerns. We’ll also have a set from Toronto natives Dusted.
The event is RSVP ONLY- if you don’t RSVP you will not be able to get to the show. Just visit www.jansport.com/bonfiresessions, enter your info, and look for the confirmation email that will give you instructions on how to attend the show.
Don’t miss free music, food, [...] Read More >
Our Toronto Bonfire Sessions event is coming up fast! Make sure to visit www.jansport.com/bonfiresessions to RSVP and get all the details you’ll need to attend our event at Artscape Gibraltar Point in Toronto. Tunes will be provided by Smith Westerns and Dusted along with some free grub, lots of JanSport gear, and all the good vibes of a backyard Bonfire.
Now that we’ve spilled the beans on the next installment of the JanSport Bonfire Sessions, check out a track from Smith Westerns. “Weekend”, from the band’s sophomore release Dye It Blonde, is now streaming in our Unzipped music player at the bottom of the page.
The Chicago based trio will be performing at our Toronto Bonfire Session next Thursday, June 14th alongside Canadian duo Dusted. If you’ll be in Toronto for NXNE, or if you’re a music loving local, make sure [...] Read More >